Admit

All possible synonyms of the word Admit as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Admit

Definition

  • serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"

Synonyms

  • admit

Hypernyms

  • serve, do: spend time in prison or in a labor camp; "He did six years for embezzlement"

Verb groups

  • admit, allow in, let in, intromit: allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club building"; "This pipe admits air"

Accommodate, hold, admit

Definition

  • have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"

Synonyms

  • accommodate
  • hold
  • admit

Verb groups

  • contain, take, hold: be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon"

Hyponyms

  • sleep: be able to accommodate for sleeping; "This tent sleeps six people"
  • house: contain or cover; "This box houses the gears"
  • seat: be able to seat; "The theater seats 2,000"

Admit

Definition

  • give access or entrance to; "The French doors admit onto the yard"

Synonyms

  • admit

Admit, allow

Definition

  • afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"

Synonyms

  • admit
  • allow

Verb groups

  • leave, allow for, allow, provide: make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"

Accept, admit, take, take on

Definition

  • admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"

Synonyms

  • accept
  • admit
  • take
  • take on

Hypernyms

  • accept, take, have: receive willingly something given or offered; "The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter"; "I won't have this dog in my house!"; "Please accept my present"

Hyponyms

  • profess: receive into a religious order or congregation

Verb groups

  • admit, let in, include: allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"

Admit, let in, include

Definition

  • allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"

Synonyms

  • admit
  • let in
  • include

Verb groups

  • accept, admit, take, take on: admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"

Hypernyms

  • permit, allow, let, countenance: consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

Hyponyms

  • initiate, induct: accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite; "African men are initiated when they reach puberty"
  • readmit: admit again or anew; "After paying a penalty, the player was readmitted"
  • involve: engage as a participant; "Don't involve me in your family affairs!"

Admit, allow in, let in, intromit

Definition

  • allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club building"; "This pipe admits air"

Synonyms

  • admit
  • allow in
  • let in
  • intromit

Verb groups

  • admit: serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"

Hypernyms

  • permit, allow, let, countenance: consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

Hyponyms

  • repatriate: admit back into the country
  • readmit: admit anew; "The refugee was readmitted into his home country"

Admit, acknowledge

Definition

  • declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

Synonyms

  • admit
  • acknowledge

Hypernyms

  • declare, adjudge, hold: declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent"

Hyponyms

  • attorn: acknowledge a new land owner as one's landlord; "he was attorned by the tenants"
  • write off: concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody; "write it off as a loss"
  • make no bones about: acknowledge freely and openly; "He makes no bones about the fact that he is gay"
  • sustain: admit as valid; "The court sustained the motion"
  • concede, profess, confess: admit (to a wrongdoing); "She confessed that she had taken the money"
  • confess: confess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith
  • confess, squeal, fink: confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
  • avow, avouch: admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about

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